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Rising Home Prices In The U.S.

For the first time in seven years, home prices are going up. What fewer foreclosures, record low mortgage rates and renewed investor enthusiasm mean for the U.S housing market and the overall economy.

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Jeff Faux: "The Servant Economy" (Rebroadcast)

An economist describes the financial decline of the middle class and why he believes neither political party will stop it.

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New Testimony And More Questions In The Interest Rate Rigging Scandal

Regulators in at least seven countries are looking into the Libor interest rate scandal. New testimony and what it may mean on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Kaine Parts With President On Tax Plan

President Obama didn't expect to get support from many Republicans for his plan to raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 per year, but criticism from Obama supporter Tim Kaine also came in this week. 

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The Global Banking Scandal

The ousted chief executive of Barclays Bank says it wasn’t the only financial institution that tried to manipulate benchmark interest rates. We look at the widening global bank scandal and the role of regulators.

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Campaign Spending

By Nov. 2, billions of dollars will have been spent on the 2012 elections. A look at who's spending what -- and whether it makes a difference.

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Controversy At The Corcoran

Concerns over money and gallery space have leaders at the Corcoran Gallery contemplating a move away from the District.

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The Ongoing Struggle To Balance Career And Family

The ongoing struggle to balance career and family.

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Tough Times Financing Small Businesses

Probably the toughest part of starting and running a small business--getting financing--has gotten even harder in recent years. We talk about the options out there for entrepreneurs trying to build a business in tough times.

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D.C. Council Gives Final Approval To $9.4B Budget

The D.C. Council gave its final seal of approval to a $9.4 billion budget plan Tuesday that, amongst other things, approves extended bar hours and new traffic cameras.

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